This week on OTB Kevin, Grayle and Sam discuss Olympic qualifying, a potential MLS–Liga MX merger, the Champions League quarterfinal draw, a new WSL TV deal and more before being joined once again by John Kristick—executive director of the United Bid Committee responsible for the successful bid to host to the 2026 World Cup—to hear about how COVID has impacted planning for the tournament, where things stand in terms of host cities and what we can expect from a 48-team WC spanning three countries.
What is Over The Ball with Kevin Flynn and Chris Chamides?
A podcast dedicated to everything soccer - from an American perspective. NCAA to MLS, Premier league to World Cup, our expert hosts and analysts dig into the latest news, the biggest controversies, the most spectacular plays, and the strategies that drive today's game of soccer. Both ex-professional soccer players turned obsessive fans, Kevin Flynn is a celebrated stand-up comedian, and Chris Chamides is the head coach for the LMU NCAA Women's soccer team. Even to this day, they eat, sleep, and drink the game of soccer. Join their conversation, or simply sit back and enjoy the dialogue, as they opine on the game, the leagues, the players, the coaches, and the passion that defines the world's game. Nobody and no topic is off-limits. So step onto the pitch weekly with OTB.